General Data Protection Regulation


Opinion: Are Consumers Getting the Short Stick on Data Privacy?

On a Monday, there is a data leak affecting half a billion Facebook accounts, by Tuesday a bot has scraped 500 million LinkedIn accounts. On Wednesday, Stanford University announces a hack that exposed thousands of social security numbers and financial details. Then Thursday, the world’s largest aviation IT company announces 90 percent of passenger data may have been accessed in a cyber-attack. And

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How a silent movie informs the current debate over the right to be forgotten

Headlines and headaches for those unable to escape their past. Wikimedia Commons Bill Kovarik, Radford University In 1915, Gabrielle Darley killed a New Orleans man who had tricked her into a life of prostitution. She was tried, acquitted of murder and within a few years was living a new life under her married name, Melvin.


Opinion: The Challenge of Navigating Privacy’s Perfect Storm

Nearly 30 years ago, three major meteorological forces combined in a dramatic and unanticipated way. A barometric low-pressure system, a high-pressure system and the fading Hurricane Grace collided over the Atlantic Ocean to create havoc on the coast of the Northeast, with Gloucester, Massachusetts, at its epicenter. The National Weather Service dubbed this “the Perfect

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